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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Ankeny)

1055 Southwest Oralabor Road
Ankeny, IA 50023

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Jordan Creek)

180 Jordan Creek Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50266

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Waukee)

950 E Hickman Rd
Waukee, IA 50263

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th Street Southwest
Altoona, IA 50009

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ankeny Medical Park

3625 North Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50023

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA 50310

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 Southeast 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50320

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Urbandale

5200 NW 100th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322

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Surgical Weight Loss Process

Weight loss surgery is a life-changing decision. The experienced team at UnityPoint Clinic - Weight Loss wants to you to be fully aware of the commitments both before and after surgery that each of you will make.

  1. Be able to meet the qualifications for surgery by the time you have the procedure
  2. Take an in-person seminar to prepare and educate you
  3. Schedule with your weight loss provider
  4. Meet with your team (surgeon, dietitian, insurance specialist, nurse practitioner)
  5. Receive medical approval from your insurance company
  6. Join a support group to prepare you for surgery
  7. Take the required medical evaluations
  8. Wait for your team's medical approval
  9. Insurance approves surgery
  10. UnityPoint Clinic - Weight Loss team will educate you on pre-surgical information
  11. Undergo surgery
  12. Maintain your follow-up care

Take a moment to watch the video below to hear from our experienced weight loss team. We're your partner in your weight loss journey.



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